Five Reasons Why Illinois Politicians Should Reject A Chicago Public Schools Bailout
Madigan and Cullerton are wrong to insist on a bailout for Chicago. Until CPS passes necessary spending and pension reforms, giving any additional money to CPS will only reward mismanagement and reckless behavior.
A clean stopgap budget is a temporary solution to the state’s budget crisis. It will help the 2 million children and families currently on the line – the ones Madigan and Cullerton are supposed to be looking out for.